HP E242e
HP E242e
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HP E242e

1920 X 1200 Flatpanel Monitor
24" 1920 X 1200 Pixels 5000000:1 LED Nov 2015
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HP E242e Review

We have ranked the HP E242e number 369 across all PC monitors.
4 Great Features
20 Months Old
£79 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
* Based on a comparison of 3,017 PC monitors

Why Has it Scored 25?

At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer flatpanel monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £79 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 746 latest LCD screens that we have compared it to.

HP E242e In-Depth Analysis


HP Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,101 owner and expert reviews (including 397 verified purchases), HP has good reviews for its PC displays. HP also has good reviews specifically within its LCD screens range compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a HP LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In USB Hub

The HP E242e has a built-in USB hub, unlike most of the other LCD screens that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP E242e does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC display which have a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the HP E242e is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best display resolution of all latest LCD screens is 3840 x 2400 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has an HDCP

The HP E242e has an HDCP. Most of the other LCD screens that were released around the same time as this PC screen also have an HDCP.

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Energy Star Certified

The HP E242e is Energy Star certified, as are most of the other new LCD screens.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 7 milliseconds, the HP E242e has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other PC screens that have been available for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor. Across all the similar age PC displays the response times range from 1ms to 250ms, and the average response time is 5.8ms.

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Released 20 Months Ago

This PC display was released in November 2015.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This PC screen is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the E242e is typical compared to the other 746 latest LCD screens that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the E242e will cost £79 over 8 years to run.

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HP E242e Review Sources

To prepare this HP E242e review we compared this PC monitor to 3,017 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 705,433 product attributes, 87,491 PC monitor reviews and 7,792,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

Product Identifiers

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